After continuing the school's best start ever, the Pitman High football team is taking the week off. No game this Friday night. Just another week of much-needed practice, though the Pride are 5-0.
It was a nice little break for the Pitman High volleyball team, seeing how competitive the Central California Conference can be.
HILMAR - The Hilmar High football team was not intimidated by Ripon High's undefeated record heading into Friday's Trans-Valley League opener.
When he sees his teammates slipping, Turlock High boys soccer defender Diego Godinez is not shy about letting them know.
Doug Sperry thought his Turlock High boys soccer team came out slow and flat against Golden Valley High on Tuesday night. His players agreed, as they succumbed to a game of long ball - "that's not our style," Sperry said - and allowed an early goal to the defending Central California Conference champion.
MODESTO - In coach James Peterson's mind, perhaps as well as in the minds of hundreds of spectators on the visiting side of Downey High's Hughes Stadium, the game should've ended with Sean Downs' knee softly touching the turf field.
Soon after Friday night's game was over, the Pitman High football team, commanded by junior defender Nick Renteria, charged toward the crowded home side of Joe Debely Stadium.
For the Turlock High boys water polo team, one of the benefits of winning last weekend's Central Cal Tournament is that the Bulldogs got a glimpse of what's ahead in the Central California Conference.
The Hilmar High football team secured another statement win on Saturday afternoon, when the Yellowjackets emerged out of Castroville with a 33-6 nonconference victory over North Monterey County High.
The Turlock High boys water polo team concluded Friday's opening rounds of the Central Cal Tournament with a 3-0 record, and the Bulldogs credited their winnings to what happened a week ago.
MODESTO - It was one of those moments that couldn't have happened a couple years ago.
So far, the Turlock High boys soccer team has proven it can repeat last season's success. Better yet, the Bulldogs might just surpass it.
It didn't take long for the Turlock High football players to get rid of the doubts and frustrations in their heads. They took that all out on Davis High last Friday night, when the Bulldogs controlled the nonconference game from the beginning.
By now, the volleyball teams have logged enough matches to have a good understanding of where they stand.
MODESTO - On opening night a few weeks ago, the Hilmar High football team committed a hard-to-forget blunder.